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and the rockaways. some residents are still without power two weeks after the storm. president obama will also thank first responders for their efforts. still to come, the maker of wonder bread and twinkies may be forced to close its doors. >> we have some clouds that block the sun and a little bit. what >> there is a chance you could pay a new tax when you go to thithe store to pay for food for your bets. state lawmakers met in to discuss agistratio surcharge on registration fees. it would be the third such tax on a bag of food for cats or dogs. the maker of wonder bread and twinkies says it will close its doors permanently of the striking workers don't return to work today. officials for hostess said that they will ask a judge for permission to liquidate the entire company, is enough of its striking employees return to work by the end of the day. hostess filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy the second time in three years. if the motion is granted, hostess would stop operations as soon as next tuesday. >> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast with john collins. >> we have an east-to-northeast air up
leader eric cantor. live on capitol hill, jim rosenfield, back to you. >>> thanks, jim. president obama says he's seen no indication that national security has been compromised. he addressed the petraeus scandal for the first time at a white house news conference. the president also went out of his way to praise petraeus and said this country is safer because of the work that he has done. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had negative impact on our national security. >> democrats and republicans must work together on the impending fiscal cliff. that did not stop him from criticizing the right wing for vowing to block an attempt to -- that did not stop him from criticizing some republicans attempt to stop him from making u.n. ambassador susan rice the next secretary of state. in the meantime, rice attended a u.n. security council meeting tonight on the recent violence in the gaza strip. she said president obama called benjamin netanyahu and reiterated his support for israel's right to defend itself
for both families. thank you. >>> a top republican called president obama a liar for his statements on the ben ghaz i attack. on capitol hill today, democrats and republicans traded some tough words over the attack. at the center of the storm, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. republicans say she misled the country. fox 5s tom fitzgerald is here and i guess it appears the president's strong quest ask or demands telling them to come back after him, back off, susan rice, didn't do a lot of good. >> reporter: no, in fact, it was the opposite that was resparked as both sides accused the others of using the ben ghazi attack to their own advantage. the republican-controlled house foreign affairs committee accept -- but they answered questions. instead, witnesses consisting of career government facilities officials and conservative thinktank experts offered their assessment of the administration's actions on ben ghazi. the attack killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. yesterday, president obama intensely defended u.n. ambassador susan rice who was unde
that report to be made public in mid december. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> president obama will visit new york today. >> hostess may be cutting production for good. you might want to stock up on those twinkiees and wonder bread. >> volume is still light and moving smoothly. >> welcome back. 43 degrees downtown. a chilly start for us but not as cold as yesterday. we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. much cooler outside the city. 37 in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds. late this afternoon, about a 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature near 50. we'll come back and take the forecast through the weekend. >> president obama will visit communities in new york today. he will witness all the devastation caused by superstars sandy. he will likely visit stan island and the rockaways. some residents are still without power appeared we are talking more than two weeks later. the dave matthews is helping victims. the band is pledging $1 million by turning a concert into a benefit concert. a fund was established in new jersey. the money will be used for immediate and long term recove
that brought him down. back to you. >> surae chinn live on capitol hill. thank you, surae. >>> in president obama's first news conference since winning reelection last week, he ended up calling republican criticisms of u.n. ambassador susan rice outrageous. the president called out republican senators lindsay graham and john mccain for their comments saying they would block the u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice if she is nominated for secretary of state. >> if senator mccain or senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> summer mccain will do whatever it takes to block the nomination. >>> the president also spoke about the fiscal cliff in his news conference. >> jessica doyle is back and this your money report, the latest on the negotiations and high stakes that families will face if we
. d hear hearings. ings. -- both are closed hearings. >>> president obama will tour some of the areas hardest hit by the superstorm later today the president will talk to storm victims and meet with first responders to thank them for their work. >>> it's topic sure to spark comments and today people impacted by proposed school closing in the district will get to have their say. phil mendelsohn is holding a public hearing on the issue. it starts at 4:00 this afternoon at the wilson building. there will be another hearing on monday. the full list of proposed school closures is on myfoxdc.com. >>> we are waiting to learn the identity of a man who was shot to death by a prince george's county sheriff's deputy. it happened last night at a home on 63rd avenue in east riverdale as deputies were serve a temporary peace order. now, investigators say a woman allowed a deputy into the home and, as they were talking with that woman, a man appeared with a gun and that is when the deputy shot him. >>> an update now to a story we first brought you as breaking news yesterday. now, take a good look at
prosecution on these charges. >>> and president obama will be in new york today. he's going to be visiting some of the storm damaged areas and thank first responders for their hard work. the governor said he'll ask for $30 billion in federal aid to help rebuild after sandy. >>> today you can get some free food while helping others at the same time. from 9:00 in the morning until 9:00 p.m. chick-fil-a is giving away free sandwiches to anyone who brings is nonperishable food item. it's for sandy victims. everything collected will go to those no new york, new jersey and maryland. >>> time now for one more check of the forecast with lynette. what's going on out there? >> we're cold charlie and also have some clouds out there as well. but we're going get some nyjer morgan in here but -- some sunshine in here but today more clouds than what we had yesterday. don't think it's going to be the bright day that we saw but it's not going to be socked in for today as well. so right in the middle. as we look down towards the south. well, we have some rain across the area. that's really what's funneling
. >> thanks to president obama for the confidence -- >> reporter: david petraeus no longer heads the cia, but he's volunteered to testify this week to congressional benghazi hearings as new details emerge about the e-mails that helped end petraeus' career. >> he's provided this country an extraordinary service. >> reporter: speaking for the first time about the scandal wednesday, president obama praised petraeus for extraordinary service saying he's seen no signs of a national security breach over the course of the investigation. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would've had negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: republican senators brushed off that scandal calling the attack on benghazi far more important. >> there's the weird and the strange and the human failings in one camp. and there is a legitimate question about national security being breached in the other camp. >> reporter: meanwhile, paula broadwell remained at her brother's home in washington on wednesday still not talking. but off
. this is the inner loop shot. thank you so much. heavy slow traffic that's how it goes up towards gallas. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> all right. thank you very much. our top story this morning. president obama continues to defend his actions in the wake of the consulate attack on libya. >> he is blasting top republican leaders for taking aim for her response. melanie is live with the latest in all of this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ambassador rice's comments aren't the only controversy. because of resignation on friday, general david patraeus can testify today before the house and senate intelligence committee. he has made a deal to testify privately tomorrow. it's not clear congress will get all of the answers it is seeking in the september 11th attacks on the benghazi consulate. >> president obama walked into this press conference a day before congress is about to expand investigations on september 11th that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador and defended his actions. >> my orders to my team is do whatever we need to do to make sure they a
. >> thank you. >>> mitt romney says he lost the presidential election because of gifts president obama gave to the african- american and hispanic communities and to his core supporters. that's apparently the explanation romney gave his donors during a conference call yesterday. he said obama used programs like obama care to get the black vote and amnesty for illegal children to get the hispanic vote. one of romney's biggest vocal supporters bob ji jingle quick -- bobby jingle quickly denounced those. >> i reject that notion, that description. i think it's absolutely wrong. i don't think that represents where we are as a party and where we're going as a party. that has to be one of the fundamental take aways. >> romney lost by 3%. david axelrod, one of the president's advisors, his senior campaign advisor says romney is still looking at america through the 47% prism. >>> after a taco bell manager was seriously wounded over the weekend, another store manager has been shot, this time in anne arundel county. police say a gunman entered the wal-mart in maryland city just after 4:00 a.m. yesterda
is on capitol hill this afternoon. steve, what did they learn? >> reporter: pat, thanks, good evening. according to one democrat, who attended one of those two closed-door sessions here up on the hill, the cia threw a politically important lifeline to obama, u.n. ambassador dr. susan rice. but the overall issue remains highly political, highly partisan. even personal. libya's become a battle between president obama and republican senator john mccain, who insisted again today the administration knew quickly that al qaeda had attacked. >> and for the president of the united states, for two weeks afterwards, to deny that that was the case, is either a cover-up or it is incompetence. >> reporter: susan rice denied it, infuriating republicans. acting cia director mike morerel on the hill today briefed some lawmakers on libya. one, a democrat said the account backed rice, that u.s. intelligence did give her the incorrect account that she passed on. >> that this was a spontaneous protest that involved something militant. that was the best information. they said they had at the time. >> reporter: there
to look at the damage and to thank first responders who risked their lives last month. later this evening president obama will host the cast and crew of the movie "lincoln" for a screening at the white house. he is coming off a very important news conference yesterday. not only was this the first since his re-election, it was also the first he's held in eight months. several reporters did want to talk about the general petraeus scandal, of course but the president fortunately did get to spend a lot of time on the fiscal cliff which is what he was hoping for. while left room for a compromise by not taking a hard, red line on taxes he did say that he will not extend cuts for the rich. >> obama: when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further tax cut for folks who don't need it which would cost close to a trillion dollars. >> senate democrats are hoping he will stick to that claim and not compromise. with republicans they're asking the president not to cave in on talks over the fiscal clif
air strikes. soledad? >> sara sidner for us, thank you for the update. >>> let's get to washington now, where a pretty fiery president obama ready to take off the gloves, if the republicans want to fight. the president clearly stating two key demands during his first news conference, ever since winning re-election. the first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford, and according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also making clear that he has susan rice's back. that's his ambassador, the embattled u.s. ambassador to the united nations. initially she said that that september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. well, now two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block her nomination if, in fact, she is picked to be the next secretary of state. that had the president very anger. here's what he said. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they
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